Student Life

11/26/17 11:45am
Penn said the name of the dorm would be temporary, but NCH has yet to receive a new one. Now, a new building near the west end of campus is being named New College House West.
11/25/17 2:20pm
In several announcements throughout November, the Trump administration has left tens of thousands of migrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Haiti with just months to leave the country. 
11/20/17 11:42pm
Penn seniors Adnan Zikri Jaafar and Christopher D’Urso bring the number of Rhodes Scholars from Penn to 26. 
11/20/17 9:29pm
"The book, in a way, challenges the notion of Penn Face because it really conveys students’ raw feelings and lets other people know it’s okay to be vulnerable."
11/19/17 9:06pm
"[T]here's already a bit of tension between what the DA says he wants and what the police department say they want," said political science professor Marc Meredith. 
11/19/17 8:03pm
Theater Arts and English lecturer David Fox said that alhough he has seen many students write plays, this is the first fully-developed musical that he has seen from a student. 
11/19/17 7:40pm
The two-day conference featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann, Provost Wendell Pritchett, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, and Netter Center Founding Director Ira Harkavy. 
11/19/17 6:31pm
After debating between social media platforms with DAB members and his children, the dean decided on Snapchat — and signed up as "sniegowskisnaps."
11/19/17 4:04pm
In a letter, the Asian American Coalition for Education called on the Common App to "stop the practice of subdividing Asian American applicants into 10 subcategories."
11/19/17 3:19pm
GET-UP member and education PhD student Miranda Weinberg said the group has been waiting three times as long as it usually takes to have their petition processed.  
11/17/17 6:14pm
Close to 70 students who were told that they could move into a new building at 4046 Chestnut St. in August have been shuttled from one temporary location to another.
11/16/17 10:11pm
“There are those who say that it is either peace or security,” Tzipi Livni said. “We can have both. It is peace and security.”
11/16/17 9:28pm
The survey showed that in a potential match-up between the two politicians, Biden would lead Trump 46 to 35 percent.
11/16/17 8:21pm
In a "raw and emotional" talk, Biden discussed the 2015 death of his son to cancer as well as the deaths of his wife and daughter in 1972. 
11/16/17 5:19pm
20-year-old Matthew Ellis has become the fourth fraternity pledge to die this year. 
11/15/17 10:21pm
Despite statements from administrators, student accounts, along with data from off-campus housing facilities, suggest that there isn't an increasing demand for on-campus housing. 
11/15/17 8:06pm
Multiple students have reported incidents of halal food at Kings Court English House being cooked with cooking wine, which is not permissible under the rules of halal.
11/15/17 7:26pm
“Mental health is not just an issue for black students and students of color, but there are unique ways in which it impacts them,” said Alfiee Breland-Noble, a panelist at the conference.
11/15/17 3:27pm
Nearly a year after the group was launched in January, organizers have enlisted over 100 professionals for their mentorship program.  
11/15/17 2:37pm
Penn's on-campus market Gourmet Grocer began stocking products from the student-run company "Ninth Street Jerky" on Nov. 12.